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The Biggest Med Mal Decisions Of 2017: Midyear Report

Law360, Los Angeles (July 3, 2017, 2:01 PM EDT) -- With the first six months of 2017 in the books, the medical malpractice bar has seen the U.S. Supreme Court bring the hammer down on states' attempts to circumvent arbitration in nursing home suits, two significant rulings by the Florida Supreme Court on damages caps and expert witness requirements, and an important Pennsylvania high court decision on a doctor's duty of informed consent.

Here, Law360 looks back at some of the top medical malpractice decisions from the first half of 2017.

U.S. Supreme Court Says FAA Preempts State Arbitration Rule

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in May that the Kentucky high...

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